Category Archives: Family History

Silas Calvin Ramsey Pictures

Last month the gravestone for my 3rd Great Grandfather Silas Calvin Ramsey was set at the Woodland Cemetery in Des Moines, Iowa. See: Silas Calvin Ramsey Gravestone Silas passed away in 1903, but he never had a permanent stone. Thanks … Continue reading

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First Restaurant Hamburger

Which restaurant first served a particular type of food is often a contentious subject with food historians, especially when it comes to some of the most popular foods today like the hamburger. I have been watching a series on food … Continue reading

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